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Could AI predict the future?


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TASK 1. Speaking practice. Answer the questions below.

[if you have no study buddy or teacher to discuss these questions with, use the phone recorder and answer questions orally to improve your speaking]

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What is artificial intelligence (AI), and how does it work?Can AI analyze current data to make predictions about the future?
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How accurate do you think AI predictions can be? Should we rely on AI predictions when making important decisions? Why or why not?
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How do AI predictions compare to human predictions? Are there situations where one might be more reliable than the other?
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TASK 2. Pre-watching activity. Vocabulary list.

[Learn up new vocabulary and practice it]


TASK 3. Pre-watching activity. Match items with their definitions.

[drag the correct answer to the word to match them]

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1. amicably
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2. on the off-chance
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3. to undermine
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4. demise
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5. tradeoffs
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6. newlyweds
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7. likelihood

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a) possibility of something happening, although it is not very likely
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b) the end of something that was previously considered to be powerful, such as a business, industry, or system/ death
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c) in a pleasant and friendly way
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d) refers to a couple who have recently married, typically within the first year of their marriage
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e) probability or chance of something happening
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f) to make someone less confident, less powerful, or less likely to succeed, or to make something weaker, often gradually
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g) compromises or sacrifices that are made when one alternative is chosen over another

TASK 4. Watch the video.

[if you struggle with understanding - speed it down or rewatch as many time as needed using subtitles or disable them]


TASK 5. Writing task. Answer the question in written form.

[don’t forget to use target language]

amicably tie the knot likelihood accuracy on the off-chance emerge uncertainty undermining stems from transparency accountability
demise tradeoffs outsource decisions newlyweds
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Do you think it's fair to base a major life decision, like marriage, on a prediction made by an AI model?
[write your answer here]






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How important is personal accountability in decision-making, especially when using AI predictions as a guide?
[write your answer here]




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Do you think AI could ever achieve the ability to accurately predict future events, such as societal changes or scientific breakthroughs?
[write your answer here]





TASK 3 ANSWERS
1 - C
2 - A
3 - F
4 - B
5 - G
6 - D
7 - A

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